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Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, in collaboration with colleagues in Germany and the Netherlands, have identified a previously unknown group of nerve cells in the brain. The nerve cells regulate ...
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Some research has suggested that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil can help prevent an irregular heart beat called atrial fibrillation. However, a new study finds these supplements have little ...
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Insulin resistance, or prediabetes, in individuals with kidney disease may be caused by the progressive retention of certain compounds that are normally excreted by the kidneys in healthy individuals, according to a study appe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Blocking the receptor for proteins that constrict blood vessels reduces markers of heart-related problems in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Virginia have developed a new model of how the heart reacts to stresses such as high blood pressure, shedding light on a common cause of heart failure and facilitating the ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Highlanders in Tibet and Ethiopia share a biological adaptation that enables them to thrive in the low oxygen of high altitudes, but the ability to pass on the trait appears to be linked to different genes in the two groups, ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men in their thirties who had inflamed gums caused by severe periodontal disease were three times more likely to suffer from erection problems, according to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Women suffering from sleep apnea have, on the whole, a higher degree of brain damage than men with the disorder, according to a first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing. The findings ...
Sleep apnea Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a computer-based test that could help heavy drinkers reduce their alcohol consumption.
Addiction Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Routine checkups don't help reduce a patient's risk of dying from either heart disease or cancer, new Danish research suggests.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study finds that survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest improved substantially from 2000 to 2009 in U.S. medical centers, probably because established guidelines were followed.
Cardiology Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame.
Diabetes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For years, researchers have known that antiphospholipid antibodies (aPLs) can cause pregnancy loss and clotting, but they haven't known the true scope of the problem. Now a new study provides the first estimates of the prevalence ...
Immunology Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Women with chest pain are more likely than men to wait more than a day to seek care, a new study finds.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0